Position: Instructors (Part-time/As Needed)

The Leadership Development Institute at UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business is currently accepting applicants for part-time Instructors for the 2023-2024 academic year to teach in custom-designed and open enrollment leadership development programs. Professional expertise (experienced Manager, Director, or C-Suite role) and/or previous teaching experience are required. Advanced degrees preferred. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Leadership development courses are held on campus or at client sites. Some leadership development courses are scheduled during the day; other courses are scheduled for evenings and/or weekends.

Salary range: A reasonable estimate for this position is $300–$3,800 per assignment. Instructor compensation is determined by assignment length, participants, budgetary considerations, and other factors. Compensation may be higher than the published range when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

All disciplines are encouraged to apply, including but not limited to: 

  • Leadership
  • Finance
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Analytics
  • Innovation
  • Digital Transformation
  • Talent Development
  • People Operations
  • DEI
  • Change Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Economics / Public Policy / Health Care
  • Marketing
  • Operations and Decision Technologies
  • Organization and Management
  • Strategy
  • Executive Coaching

Application Process:

To apply, please submit application through AP Recruit:              

Applications should be submitted online and must include:

This is NOT a faculty position. Part-time, temporary assignments are on an as-needed basis. This is an ONGOING recruitment. We accept part-time instructor applications all year long; when the School has a need to fill, we refer to the “pool” of applications on file. Individuals hired to teach these assignments must understand that all such agreements with the University are made on per assignment basis and that the Instructor will be made no guarantee of continual involvement with the University in any capacity.

More information about The Leadership Development Institute can be found at:


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